What Is Ultrasonography? - Definition, History & Uses


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Ultrasonography was first developed by _____.

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1. Bony structures appear _____ on an ultrasound image.

2. Hollow structures or fluid fluid cavities appear _____ on an ultrasound image.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to comprehend the characteristics of ultrasonography. The quiz will test you in areas such as the risks of ultrasounds and why ultrasounds are safe during pregnancy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on information such as:

  • The color of hollow structures on ultrasounds
  • The risks of ultrasounds
  • Who first developed ultrasonography technology
  • The reason why ultrasounds are safe during pregnancy
  • The color of bony structures on an ultrasound image

Skills Practiced

These skills will be practiced in the lesson:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ultrasounds
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the color of bony structures on ultrasounds
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about ultrasonography safety concerns

Additional Learning

To review material regarding ultrasounds, read through the short lesson called What is Ultrasonography? - Definition, History & Uses. This lesson is designed to help you:

  • Identify the differences between ultrasounds and x-rays
  • Recall how an ultrasound machine works and how it uses sound waves to produce an image
  • Learn about what an ultrasound transducer is
  • Understand the background and history of how ultrasound machines were made
  • Know the different uses of and risks of getting an ultrasound